Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 952.08
C5-C7 level with central cord syndrome
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Central cord synd/c5-c7.
  • ICD-9-CM 952.08 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 952.08 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Central cervical cord injury, without spinal bony injury, C5-7
  • Central cord syndrome
  • Central cord syndrome at C5 level
  • Central cord syndrome at C6 level
  • Central cord syndrome at C7 level
  • Injury at C5-C7 level with central cord syndrome AND without bone injury
  • Spinal cord injury C5 level, central cord syndrome
  • Spinal cord injury C6 level, central cord syndrome
  • Spinal cord injury C7 level, central cord syndrome
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 952.08 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S14.125A Central cord syndrome at C5 level of cervical spinal cord, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S14.126A Central cord syndrome at C6 level of cervical spinal cord, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S14.127A Central cord syndrome at C7 level of cervical spinal cord, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S14.128A Central cord syndrome at C8 level of cervical spinal cord, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 952.08:
  • Injury 959.9
    • spinal (cord) 952.9
      • with fracture, vertebra - see Fracture, vertebra, by site, with spinal cord injury
      • cervical (C1-C4) 952.00
        • with
        • C5-C7 level 952.05
          • with
            • anterior cord syndrome 952.07
            • central cord syndrome 952.08
            • complete lesion of cord 952.06
            • incomplete lesion NEC 952.09
            • posterior cord syndrome 952.09
          • specified type NEC 952.09
        • specified type NEC 952.04
      • dorsal (D1-D6) (T1-T6) (thoracic) 952.10
      • lumbar 952.2
      • multiple sites 952.8
      • nerve (root) NEC - see Injury, nerve, spinal, root
      • plexus 953.9
      • sacral 952.3
      • thoracic (see also Injury, spinal, dorsal) 952.10
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